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Old 12-09-2012, 10:11 PM
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That was a nice run. Thanks for putting it together Stan! Jaeden had a blast. After we started home she got all sad and when I asked her what was wrong she said, "I just miss Fishy." I stopped and we talked about whether we should go back and continue the run or go home and decorate the Christmas tree. After some agonizing she decided we should go trim the tree. This morning when she woke up she asked if we could go on the bumpy roads with my friends again today. Thanks to all for a great run and for making the only kid feel right at home!

Great pics and video Stan. Did you guys do Longwater, too, or just Hackett after I left?
She is as sweet as can be! The first thing Keagan asked me when I got home was "were there any other kids?" he was bummed when I told him yes. He loves yakking on the CB......He and Jaeden would have talked each others ears off! Next time.....

We only ran Hackett, it was near dark by the time we passed the Longwater Trailhead, and it was totally dark by the time we aired up and turned for home.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:54 PM
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Looks like a great trip, Stan. Sorry I missed it. I really want to get down into that part of the canyon someday.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:08 AM
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There's a gate at the bottom of Hackett Gulch, at least there was the last time I was there. That has been the turn-around point the last two times I've been there. The gate has always been closed for me.
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:27 AM
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Looks like a fun trip. Based on those pictures, it could have been summer time down there rather than a December trip. Big difference a day makes though - we were down in that area yesterday getting our Christmas tree and there was several inches of snow on the ground.
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Great report and pictures. I will not miss next years run.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:26 PM
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Thanks for sharing the photos. Looks like it was a great day. Hoping I can now start joining you guys.
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